Problem: Consider the atom having the electron configuration 1s22s22p63s23p1.Part AWhich of the following statements are correct? Check all that apply. a) The atom has electrons in states n = 2 and n = 3. b) The atom has six electrons in the state n = 2, l = 1. c) The atom has three electrons in the energy level for which n = 3. d) The atom has only one electron in the state n = 3, l = 2. Part BAssume that the z components of both the orbital and spin angular momenta of the electron in the 3p subshell are positive. What are the quantum numbers that describe the state of this electron? a) n = 2, l = 3, m = 1 b) n = 3, l = 2, m = 1, s = 1/2 c) n = 3, l = 1, m = 2, s = 1/2 d) n = 3, l = 1, m = 1, s = 1/2 e) n = 3, l = 1, m = -1, s = 1/2 f) n = 3, l = 2, m = 2, s = -1/2

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Electron configuration 1s22s22p63s23p1.

Part A

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Consider the atom having the electron configuration 1s22s22p63s23p1.

Part A

Which of the following statements are correct? Check all that apply. 

a) The atom has electrons in states n = 2 and n = 3. 

b) The atom has six electrons in the state n = 2, l = 1. 

c) The atom has three electrons in the energy level for which n = 3. 

d) The atom has only one electron in the state n = 3, l = 2. 

Part B

Assume that the z components of both the orbital and spin angular momenta of the electron in the 3p subshell are positive. What are the quantum numbers that describe the state of this electron? 

a) n = 2, l = 3, m = 1 

b) n = 3, l = 2, m = 1, s = 1/2 

c) n = 3, l = 1, m = 2, s = 1/2 

d) n = 3, l = 1, m = 1, s = 1/2 

e) n = 3, l = 1, m = -1, s = 1/2 

f) n = 3, l = 2, m = 2, s = -1/2

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